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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By October 10, 2014

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Microsoft releases diversity stats, says 'much work' still to be done

The firm shares updated stats, showing that it's grown the percentage of women in its overall workforce from 24 percent to 29 percent -- though in tech positions the figure is lower.

By October 3, 2014

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Uber CEO: Oft-criticized ride-sharing service is just misunderstood

Uber has been pelted with criticism over price surging and aggressive recruiting tactics, but that's what happens when you get too big, says the company's leader.

By September 8, 2014

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This nail polish may detect date-rape drugs

Undercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so you know when to drink or dump a beverage.

By August 25, 2014

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Apple shifts leadership page to showcase diverse VPs

Vivek Wadhwa, an expert on diversity, says the tech giant is taking the right steps in employing more women and minorities.

By August 18, 2014

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Mozilla names Chris Beard permanent CEO

The acting CEO, hired back to Mozilla in April after a two-week crisis left the Firefox developer without a leader, will have a full slate of management and technology issues to handle.

By July 28, 2014

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Who needs Ferris Bueller? Super Bowl ad touts entrepreneurship

The Kauffman Foundation funds a 30-second spot that highlights the contributions to society of the "star athletes of the economy."

By January 30, 2012

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Mark Cuban music fest designed for schmoozing while grooving

The serial entrepreneur is promoting Recess, a music festival, pitch competition, and student job fair rolled into one. The "Shark Tank" star tells CNET why he's backing it.

By March 20, 2014

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Schmidt: Not even US gov't can get at Google user data

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt tells the crowd at South by Southwest that the company's efforts to secure its user data from attacks are now complete.

By March 7, 2014

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Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker friends Silicon Valley

"For us to keep up with your pace of change, this leadership team is breaking down silos throughout our agency," she tells a group of tech execs. The 47,000-person agency is conducting its own "mashup."

By February 26, 2014